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killer has her son's drawn international attention. martin's mother is here to tell her story. plus the lockerbie bomber is dead.
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trayvpm march in case -- trayvon martin case has drawn international attention. his mother is in town and we got a chance to talk to her. >> she has 34 weeks of time off from work to deal with the issues surrounding her son's death. sabrina fullton received a standing ovation from the congregation today. >> it is good to be here
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speaking for my family, speaking for myself. i ask god to thank you all and bless you all. >> we could not think of a better person to give strength to thousands of women across this city on what it means to life.od's work in your >> i am working on behalf of other kids, their future and the fight for them. >> her 17-year-old son was shot and killed in february. a few days ago, new evidence was released, like this surveillance video from the night martin died. 911 recordings for also released. it is inconclusive whether neighbors heard zimmerman or
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martin yelling for help. >> a 17-year-old kid walking home when he is confronted. >> fullton thanks everyone. >> i want to see faces and see people. >> the pastor has been working closely with the family since the story made national news in march. >> did tonight, the man convicted of the 1988 -- new tonight, the man convicted of the 1988 lockerbie bombin hasg -- bombing has died. >> he was the only person convicted.
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december 21, 1988, flight 103 exploded over scotland on a flight from london to new york. the dead included a large number of students on their way home to the united states for the holidays. he was first accused of the bombing in 1991. after serving just 8 years, he was released because he was dying of prostate cancer. the judge defended the move as the right thing to do. >> based on the believes, i allowed him to return -- based on my believe so, i allowed him to return home -- based on my beliefs, a lot him to return home to die. >> that is a lot more than we
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got to do for our children and husbands. >> relations with the u.k. soured for a time. scotches authorities announced they were reviewing the evidence in the case searching for any clues for accomplices in the bombing. >> the lockerbie bombing has a lot of ties to maryland. tonight at 11:00 p.m., we will talk to the family of one of the victims. we took a trip to the race course this morning as crews started the big job of getting things into shape. a photo finish at the horse race. we will have more on the race ahead in sports.
6:06 pm is still your press pass to the preakness. the other big event in maryland this weekend is the g-8 summit. hundreds of protesters made their way to frederick county. the protesters did not have one specific reason, but wanted to make their presence known. $20,000 was spent to provide security this weekend. >> another beautiful day today. a few clouds have drifted in and out. i will have more on that in just a minute. we are a couple of weeks away. it is a tropical storm alberto.
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it looks like it has a little life left in it. winds earned 35 miles per hour. alberto should stay off shore and not be an issue in the mid- atlantic region. it will continue to move out to sea. almost a curiosity at this time of the year. more on that coming up along with our own forecast. >> right now there is an arson investigation in east baltimore after someone may have thrown a molotov cocktail into a building. officials say one person was injured and rise to johns hopkins. they are expected to be ok. no word on any substance. -- any suspects.
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in the park and not of a restaurant, it regards are facing charges of false imprisonment. and we went down to the harbor this afternoon with a group called seymore dogs. they want people to see that pit bulls are family friendly dogs. they have been labeled as inherently dangerous animals. >> they are family dogs. the few irresponsible owners are in the minority. most people are responsible with their dogs. >> group is fighting to change the recent ruling on pitbulls. a tropical storm is brewing in the east.
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>> trees are dry and relative humidities are low. i knew it was growing. >> crews working around the clock to fight 10 fires. the work is far from over. in italy, a earthquakeea
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>> a dry winter and a windy spring are leaving some to think this year might be the worst ever. >> i was coming down and saw the flames on the side of the mountain. it was like, am i going to make it or not?
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>> the west and the southwest hardly had much of a winter. the warmest average temperatures in more than a century. rescuers are digging for victims after an earthquake rocked northern italy this morning. at least four people died and dozens were injured. a number of historical buildings were damaged by the shaking. people were advised to stay outdoors. the last major earthquake to hit italy was in 2009. that earthquake killed nearly 300 people. a festival in the green spring today. it was in support for a great cause. what all the fun was for coming up next. >> a nice day, but there are some changes coming.
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details ahead. 80 degrees. a bit of a breeze, gusting to #f
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>> the baltimore child abuse center has picture-perfect weather. kids can take part in a lot of activity, including games and face painting. the event raises money for children who are sexually abused
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in baltimore. >> it is going to a good cause. the baltimore child abuse center sees over 1000 kids a year. >> the center provides medical treatment and counseling services at no cost to a child abuse victims and their caretakers. >> now your insta-weather forecast with meteorologist john collins. >> squeeze in another nice one today. we had a few high clouds drift overhead. the rain down in the south, a couple of showers. a batch of shower activity off of the coast. we will see a lot more of this moisture coming our way in the next 48 hours or so. stick around for the seven-day forecast in just a minute. today's high temperatures just the same as yesterday.
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this morning's lows for a bit warmer than yesterday. on average, today was the same as yesterday. we had a few clouds come in. the typical high was 75, so we got beyond that. 75 down at the ocean. 76 at edgewood. westminster, 81. here is the satellite picture. a lot of unsettled whether out over the ocean. some of that is beginning to push on easterly winds. some moisture will be coming at us from the south. that storm is not going to be a part of our whether directly or indirectly. it will head out to sea -- that weather will not be a part of
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our whether directly or indirectly. -- our weather directly or indirectly. the coming week will not be that great if you do not like rain. showers possible, especially after 2:00 a.m. or 3:00 a.m. in the morning. a lot of clouds or. banks of rain. -- a lot of cloud or periods of rain. east winds at 5-10 miles per hour. look at these bay water temperatures. here is our futurecast. we pick up clouds tonight. at 2:00 a.m. or 3:00 a.m., we start to see rain.
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there will be scattered showers in the afternoon. the rain chance is fairly high tomorrow and a little less on tuesday. it goes down a little more on wednesday. even though this is not a washout, the chance will be there every day. toward the end of the week, more dry weather then what weather. temperatures will be climbing up toward 80. >> we made a shift from a great race yesterday until -- yesterday to another race today. bid check on the birds' consider this -- a mouthwash with maximum fluoride, strong enough to rebuild tooth enamel, yet gentle enough for sore mouths. new act sensitive. strong teeth, fresh breath. in a sensitive formula.
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>> this is 11 sports. bud for a sweep -- bid for a sweep looks like games from the past. facing a talent kuje st -- lie strasberg, -- like strasberg, it looks like it was going to go the other way. -- looked like it was going to go the other way. xavier came up and did a magnificent job. that brings in chris davis.
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the orioles take a 3-0 lead. harper looking a little bit more like the phenom. glove on it. can not hold it. harper into third with a triple. it is a three-two game. the pitcher. yard 2. credit strasberg. birds win b series. -- win the series. do not mess with what works. have'lle anoter
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another arrived early. everybody will speculate if he will become the first triple crown winner since 1978. >> we will have a fresh ride waiting for us. they are going to play hell catching him. his style for the mile and half is really good. we are excited. i cannot wait to get to new york. division 3 in the lacrosse. the championship game against courtland. that is next sunday. the blue devils dusted colgate. as you can see, they just went off.
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the other semifinal, duke and maryland together for the first time this season. women's bracket set as well. merrill lynch looks for a little redemption against northwestern -- maryland looks for a little redemption against northwestern. jared polis than -- darren collison with an incredible steele. -- steal. lebron james maybe the most criticized talent in the land. -- may be the most criticized talent in the gland. stay with us. stay with us.
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let the spills begin. p&g. proud sponsor of the olympic games. >> there we are. rain chances each day this week. the hired chances are at the beginning of the week. it will not be a washout. temperatures in the 70's. memorial weekend is looking nice. >> that is it for 11 news at 6:00 p.m. we will see you back here at
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